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HEED Refugee

The Humanitarian Engineering and Energy for Displacement (HEED) project aims to increase the access of forcibly displaced people to affordable and sustainable energy.


Building Partnerships for Indonesian Maritime Security

The Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations (CTPSR) convened a two-day workshop in Jakarta (Sep. 9-10) entitled ‘Building partnerships for Indonesian maritime security’, with a diverse range of high profile participants.


The Big Question: Can we build communities of trust and peace?

On Tuesday 3rd February 2015, the Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations played host to the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, launching a new series of public talks at Coventry University entitled ‘The Big Question.’ 


CU Researcher Wins International Award for PhD Thesis

Coventry University's research Dr Jeane Gerard has received the coveted Richard Block Award for her PhD thesis. 


7/7 Reflections

Ten years on from devastating events of 7/7, the Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations at Coventry University take a look at where we are now. A decade in reflection.


ESRC Keywords 'Ethics' Seminar: Findings

The recent ESRC keywords ‘ethics’ seminar has published a report detailing the findings of the session.


BT Tower Talk

From ethical hackers to the Dark Net: cyber security today.


The Big Question. Lecture Series. The US Presidential Election 2016. Fact or fiction?

In the USA Republicans and Democrats are fighting to select their candidate for President. From Donald Trump to Bernie Sanders, unexpected candidates have come to the fore. Controversy, criticism and confusion have dominated the headlines and thrown the future of American politics up in the air. But what is fact and what is fiction?


Matt Qvortrup has been appointed co-editor of European Political Science Review

Matt Qvortrup, Chair of Applied Political Science at CTPSR, has been appointed co-editor of European Political Science Review starting on 1 January 2017.


Prof. Hazel Barrett represents Coventry University at Change Plus Kickoff Meeting in Berlin

Prof Hazel Barrett was pleased to represent Coventry University alongside all the partners of the Chang Plus project.


Call for papers: Arend Lijphart Symposium

The Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations, at Coventry University, is delighted to present the symposium, Arend Lijphart Power-Sharing and the Politics of Intercultural Dialogue.


Strengthening financial health in the UK

Join our question and answer session on Twitter on Wednesday 16th November 2016 from 12-1pm to discuss financial capability and key issues around personal finance, using #askCBiS. 


International Association of Knowledge Management

Dr Alexeis Garcia-Perez recently ran a doctoral workshop in the lead up to the 17th European Conference on Knowledge Management.


Welcome to the new Centre for Mobility & Transport

A welcome to the Centre for Mobility & Transport from Executive Director Professor Andrew Parkes. 


CBiS Research Seminar Series

Learn about our CBiS Research Seminar Series and how you can get involved.


ITS Market Watch: Valuable insights from 4 case studies across Europe

The market for ‘Intelligent Transport Systems’ (ITS) is changing rapidly: topics like urbanisation, sustainability and digitalisation are changing the environment as well as the near future. Despite the investments in technology development and feasibility demonstrations, the systematic market penetration of ITS applications remains a major challenge.


Coventry University to play five-year host to UN academic council

Coventry University’s Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations (CTPSR) has been selected to host the headquarters of the prestigious Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS) for five years starting in 2018. The university’s research centre, which is based on its Technology Park and which specialises in trust, peacebuilding and human security, will assume the role of secretariat to ACUNS from next year. 


The ‘SMART’ way of assessing the sustainability of English and Welsh farms.

Holistic sustainability assessment of farms in the UK managed according to Permaculture principles and compared to certified organic and conventional farms using the Swiss SMART indicator system (Sustainability Monitoring Assessement RouTine).


Life on the Breadline: Christianity, Poverty and Politics in the 21st Century city

The aim of this project is to understand how the social context resulting from the 'age of austerity' has affected Christian engagement with poverty in the UK and the theological motivations, which underpin it. 


What the Prevent duty means for schools and colleges in England: An analysis of educationalists’ experiences

New report from CTPSR seeks to get beyond the polarised public debate about the Prevent duty to explore the experiences of ‘front line’ education professionals.